52 Weeks in An Alien Land Called Home

Wednesday 3 January 2018, 1.31am HKT


7.28pm local time, 22°C 72°F, humidity 62%, warm and muggy

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HERE we are again — a year that went a little too quickly for some, a little too rocky for others.

And a little too angry for me  the reason for the threadbare state of my postings.

The last three years have been the most upsetting time of my life. I can’t really give more context — or else I’ll burst a blood vessel.

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Cloudy with sunny spells: Blogging as an enterprise

Tuesday 14 November 2017, 8.00pm HKT


B U S I N E S S

12.27pm local time, 23°C 73°F, 85% humidity, cloudy with sunny spells

IN an idle moment of bathroom curiosity, I’ve been thinking what the free blog platforms like WordPress.com should be doing as a business, considering Medium’s recent developments earlier this year.

I know, right? It isn’t the kind of thing I’m known for writing about here.

I never got round to writing this until now.

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Ultimate purpose of our lives

Wednesday 26 July 2017, 7.00am HKT


PHILOSOPHY OF EVERYDAY LIFE

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WHY are we born? What is the ultimate purpose of our lives? How can we know the purpose of our life? Why are we born at all?

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‘Conflicted’ doesn’t even begin to describe

Tuesday 11 July 2017, 8.00pm HKT


HYPERMENTALISED FEELINGS

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GOT to hand it to some people, honestly speaking.

Read this Internet tosh:—

Why do I feel so much envy and pain when I hear about male students sleeping with their female teachers?

The amount of pain and envy I feel afterwards knows no bounds. I am so angry and frustrated that this didn’t happen to me, even though I know it would have been really harmful psychologically and the teacher having committed a despicable and immoral act. What are your theories on this?

Wut the eff did I just read?

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Is doublethink actually possible?

Tuesday 27 June 2017, 8.00pm HKT


LESSONS FROM REAL LIFE

IS doublethink as portrayed in George Orwell’s “Nineteen Eighty Four” actually possible?

You and I and everybody else practise doublethink every day without noticing.

In everyday life, we call it compartmentalisation.

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Ming vase blue

Tuesday 20 June 2017, 8.00pm HKT


HABITS

WHICH colour ink do I prefer to write in?

I absolutely prefer to write in blue.

The funny thing is many people say my handwriting looks wonderful in black, which is not my preference but I have nothing against it.

It’s blue, but looks too dark because of my potato-quality phone camera

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